Rethinking Europe’s institutional framework
is essential if we are to accelerate to more
resilient, greener, just and better-connected

It’s time to grow Metropolitan Partnerships in Europe.

Click to read the newly launched
Manifesto for Metropolitan Partnerships.

METREX is an established network of over 50
metropolitan regions and areas across Europe.

We are a platform for the exchange of expertise
and joint action on metropolitan affairs.

Click to view our Mission Statement


Bernd Steinacher Fellowship 2024-25: Ioana Ivanov

Two year project on funding mechanisms operating and available to metropolitan regions and areas.

Framing Metropolitan
Cohesion Policies

METREX Autumn 2023 Conference in Braga now out!

METREX joins Interreg North-West Europe project to accelerate to a circular built environment

Helping accelerate the transition to a circular built environment for the Eurodelta.

Spring Conference 2024 Brussels
Forging a Metropolitan Strategy for Europe

15-16 May 2024, Brussels

Lviv welcomed to the network

Lviv joins the network of European metropolitan regions are areas as an Honorary Member.

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European Projects

METREX is a stakeholder in various external EU and European focused projects.

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